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Arrest after teenager stabbed in Nottingham street fight

Police have made two arrests after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed during a street altercation.

The teenager was taken to hospital with chest and leg injuries following the incident which happened in Lower Parliament Street, Nottingham, at around 12.45pm on Friday 30 September 2022.

His injuries are not currently believed to be life-threatening or life-altering.

Following inquiries a 17-year-old boy was arrested during the early hours of Saturday 1 October 2022 on suspicion of affray, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and possession of cannabis. He remains in custody.

An 18-year-old man was arrested at around 5am this morning (Sunday 2 October 2022) on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and possession of Class A drugs. He remains in custody.

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Detective Inspector Jon Kerry, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: The consequences of carrying a knife can be devastating, with both the carrier and others around them all put in danger by this act.

“It’s exactly for this reason why Nottinghamshire Police takes each and every report we receive relating to knife crime so seriously.

“We will always taking swift action to track down anyone suspected of carrying a knife, while anyone who does so can expect to receive a robust response from the police.

“I am pleased we now have two suspects in custody in relation to this incident but our inquiries are very much ongoing.

“We are urging anyone who saw what happened or anyone who may have recorded CCTV, dash-cam or mobile phone footage which could help us with our investigation to please get in touch if they haven’t already done so.

“Following this incident it was necessary to close roads to enable a thorough investigation to take place into the circumstances of what happened.

“We recognise the closures caused significant disruption for people caught up in the traffic. While these closures were necessary, we are sorry for any inconvenience caused.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 434 of 30 September 2022, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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